Those returning home to Chicago from military service may find an especially receptive job market.
Thanks to the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, gay and lesbian soldiers and sailors have been told by top brass that it is OK to be out and proud.
Five months after ending free rides for all senior citizens, the CTA is still providing free rides to thousands of civil service employees — a practice that dates back to 1945, when it was mainly a “courtesy” extended to police and firefighters.
Gov. Pat Quinn says money from state and federal sources is now available to help veterans and active-duty military personnel purchase homes in Illinois.
The Chicago firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas will help jobless callers through Tuesday.